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? (1791) Abraham

Lot 72: Abraham Daniel (Plymouth c.1760 - Plymouth 1806)

Bonhams

April 22, 2004
London, United Kingdom

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Description

John Mackie junior (1787-1847), as a boy, wearing slate-grey skeleton suit and wide white collar, his long brown hair curling over his shoulders
gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal plaited brown hair
Oval, 62mm. (2 7/16ins.) high

Exhibited

S.N.P.G., 2000-2003

Provenance

By family descent

Notes

John Mackie Junior was the son of the Physician, John Mackie (1748-1831) and his wife (née Sevegne), who was sketched by Jean Baptiste Ingres in Rome, 1816 (this portrait now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). The family resided in Southampton, where they were acquainted with the family of Jane Austen. John Mackie junior, went on to become a doctor of Divinity and Clergyman. He was also fellow of the Royal Society and of Christchurch College, Oxford.

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